Have you ever thought about how odd the four Gentile requirements are that we find laid out in Acts 15:20? Of all the things, these are what the apostles offer? 🤨Continue reading
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The Shack, Scripture, Ancient Jews, & Modern Americans
Yesterday, I posted an article with some details about the upcoming release of a film based upon the book, The Shack.
I’ve been watching interaction from a couple of different places on social media and, as expected, it is once again stirring up memories of the split-decision from 7-8 years ago when the book was released. Many see the value of the book; many see it as dangerous material.
Because of my recent work around the area of missiology (study of missions), I’m regularly thinking about contextualization. What does it mean to communicate the truth of God, the word of God in a particular context?
In one particular social media place, I offered some thoughts on contextualization of the word of God and so I thought I would post similar thoughts here. Continue reading